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IPhone's passcode security bypassed in a brute force attack; Apple strongly disagrees

IPhone's passcode security bypassed in a brute force attack; Apple strongly disagrees

This is because each keyboard input triggers an interrupt request, preventing the iPhone to erase its information, as one passcode guess is sent in one after another. The iPhone has always been viewed as a more secure device compared to its Android-powered counterparts. How secure are iOS devices? That's thought to have been one of the reasons why Apple is rolling out a new feature called USB Restricted Mode in its upcoming iOS 12 update , which is said to make it far more hard for ...


Low-cost Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro embraces the notch

Low-cost Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro embraces the notch

Rs 11,500). But for now, the tablet's availability is limited to the Chinese market itself, hopefully, Xiaomi brings this device to the Indian market to capture some market share in the Indian tablet space which is fading away with every passing quarter.


Bethesda lawsuit claims ‘Westworld’ game is ‘Fallout Shelter’ rip-off

Bethesda lawsuit claims ‘Westworld’ game is ‘Fallout Shelter’ rip-off

Westworld's core gameplay mechanics (which can be viewed in the trailer below) do appear very similar to those of Fallout Shelter . You might think that this whole thing is just a simple matter of Bethesda being upset that someone released a pretty shameless rip-off of Fallout Shelter that features Westworld characters instead of assets from the Fallout universe.


Supreme Court rules in internet sales tax case

Supreme Court rules in internet sales tax case

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that states can collect sales tax from all retailers, even if those retailers do not have a " physical presence " in their state - ultimately paving the way for states to collect sales tax from online retailers.


Instagram rivals YouTube, unveils 'IGTV' mobile app for hour-long videos

Instagram rivals YouTube, unveils 'IGTV' mobile app for hour-long videos

Videos are full screen and vertical (not landscape) and aren't limited to one minute. Making it official at a rather flamboyant event held in San Francisco , IG CEO Kevin Systrom alluded rather explicitly to their intention of imploring content creators to make Instagram-first videos.


Here's everything we know about Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat

Here's everything we know about Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat

Apple engineers are reportedly busting their butts to make sure AirPower doesn't overheat. In fact, it seems that AirPower runs a "stripped down version of iOS" to handle power management. The device would have enabled users to charge their iPhone 8, Apple Watch , and AirPods on a single mat. The company's solution is unique because it can charge three devices at a time.